Things To Look For In A New Refrigerated Vehicle

Posted by in Refrigerated Vehicle,Useful Tips | January 4, 2017

Does your business rely on having refrigerated transport to help you transport goods from A to B? If so, choosing a reliable, efficient and effective refrigerated vehicle should be high on your priority list. Whether you are looking for refrigerated vehicle hire or looking to purchase a fridge van conversion here are some things you should look for.

What van will best suit your needs?

Chiller/fridge van, dual temperature / dual compartment van, freezer van and so on. Depending on the type of goods that you will be transporting will ultimately dictate the type of refrigerated vehicle that you will need.

Remember certain food products will need to be transported at different temperatures so this is something that you need to be aware of. 

Will you need a defrosting system?

If you are going to need to defrost your goods then make sure you get a refrigerated vehicle that has the capability to do this. You would not normally defrost your products in the vehicle. The defrost
system is installed to keep the fridge unit from iceing up and is a necessary function of the fridge

What will be the whole life cost of owning a refrigerated vehicle?

If you are considering buying a refrigerated vehicle,it is important to calculate the whole life cost of the vehicle. This will include vehicle depreciation, road tax, vehicle servicing, tyres, finance costs etc. Sometimes a refrigerated vehicle rental scheme might suit your needs better and be more cost effective. RVR offer a variety of different rental periods and vehicle options.

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